El Gouna FC

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El Gouna FC
El Gouna FC Logo 2017.png
Full nameEl Gouna Football Club
نادي الجونة لكرة القدم
Nickname(s)The Gounies
Short nameGOU, GFC
Founded2003; 17 years ago (2003)
GroundEl Gouna Stadium
Capacity14,000
ChairmanSamih Sawiris
ManagerPedro Barny
LeagueEgyptian Premier League
2018–19Egyptian Premier League, 14th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

El Gouna Football Club (Arabic: نادي الجونة لكرة القدم‎), is an Egyptian association football club based in El Gouna, Hurghada, Egypt. The club currently plays in the Egyptian Premier League, the highest league in the Egyptian football league system.

The club's first season was in the Egyptian Fourth Division in 2003–04, where they achieved their first title and secured the promotion to the Egyptian Third Division. In the next season of the Third Division, 2004–05, El Gouna accomplished the same feat and promoted to the Egyptian Second Division. In the 2008–09 season of the Second Division the club managed to promote to the Egyptian Premier League for the first time in the club's history.

The team ended the 2017-18 campaign finishing top of the Egyptian Second Division (Group A) after their 1–0 away win against Al Salam on 11 April 2018. El Gouna will play in the Premier League for the fifth time in the club's history, having played four seasons in the top flight before with the 2014–15 season being the most recent.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 February 2019

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Egypt GK Mahmoud El Gharabawy
2 Egypt DF Islam Gaber (on loan from Al Ahly U-23)
3 Egypt DF Khaled Sobhy
4 Egypt DF Ahmed Said (Captain)
5 Egypt DF Louay Wael
7 Egypt FW Mahmoud Shabrawy
8 Uganda MF Allan Kyambadde
9 Egypt FW Ahmed Hassan Mekky (on loan from Smouha)
10 Egypt FW Islam Roshdi
11 Egypt DF Hossam Zein
12 Egypt DF Ahmed Ali
13 Cameroon DF Jonathan Ngwem
14 Egypt MF Ahmed Eid
15 Egypt FW Mohamed Nagy (Vice-captain)
16 Egypt MF Sherif Dabo (on loan from Pyramids)
17 Egypt FW Mohamed Nadi
No. Position Player
18 Egypt MF Ahmed Magdy
19 Egypt FW Mohamed Abdel Gawad
20 Egypt FW Ahmed El Alfi (on loan from Al Ittihad)
22 Egypt MF Mohamed Mohsen Leila
23 Egypt GK Haitham Mohamed
25 Ethiopia MF Gatoch Panom
27 Egypt FW Islam Abdel Naim (on loan from Tala'ea El Gaish)
28 Ivory Coast MF Serge Aka
29 Egypt FW Salah Khattab
31 Egypt MF Akram Tawfik (on loan from Al Ahly)
33 Egypt DF Amr Saadawy (on loan from Al Ahly)
34 Egypt MF Ahmed Abaza (on loan from Zamalek U-23)
39 Egypt FW Ahmed Yasser Rayyan (on loan from Al Ahly)
42 Egypt DF Mahmoud El Gazzar (on loan from Al Ahly)
66 Egypt GK Karim Ahmed
70 Egypt MF Ahmed Hamdy (on loan from Al Ahly)
99 Egypt GK Omar Radwan (on loan from Al Ahly)

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Nigeria FW Chisom Chikatara (at Tala'ea El Gaish until 30 June 2019)
No. Position Player
Egypt DF Karim Salem (at El Shams until 30 June 2019)

Managers[edit]

  • Egypt Ismail Youssef (November 1, 2007 – October 2, 2010)
  • Egypt Anwar Salama (October 10, 2010 – April 12, 2013)
  • Germany Rainer Zobel (April 12, 2013 – July 12, 2015)
  • Germany Stefan Florian Rieger (June 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016)
  • Egypt Hesham Zakareya (July 1, 2017 – November 27, 2018)
  • Egypt Hamada Sedki (November 28, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
  • Serbia Nebojša Milošević (July 9, 2019 – 10 December 2019)
  • Egypt Reda Shehata (10 December 2019 – 25 December 2019) (Caretaker)
  • Portugal Pedro Barny (27 December 2020 – ""Present"")

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